Joe Jackson’s granddaughter Yasmine stabbed in racist attack
Yasmine Jackson detailed the near fatal encounter in a lengthy Instagram post, saying she is still "scared to be alone" after the attack last month.
The granddaughter of Joe Jackson — and niece of Michael Jackson — was the victim of a vicious hate crime last month in Las Vegas.
In a May 31 post on her Instagram page, Yasmine Jackson described her harrowing encounter with a deranged young woman who stabbed her multiple times while calling her the N-word, News 3 Las Vegas reports.
“I was stabbed 7 times right by my house because ‘I’m a n—–.’ This woman chased me down and started stabbing me,” wrote Jackson, sharing a series of photos showing her injuries.
“She said it’s because I was a n—– and that’s all I could hear while I was being stabbed,” she added.
Jackson noted that she “asked people to help me and nobody helped,” she wrote.
“Actually a few people did & I am thankful for you,” she added. “I pray to God that if you have any kind of hatred in your heart towards black people that you heal it. I didn’t deserve this, nobody does.”
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I was stabbed 7 times right by my house because “I’m a nigger”. This woman chased me down and started stabbing me. She said it’s because I was a nigger and that’s all I could hear while I was being stabbed. I can’t move my neck at all. I’m scared to be alone. I asked people to help me because she was stabbing me and nobody helped. Until someone did, actually a few people did & I am thankful for you. I pray to God that if you have any kind of hatred in your heart towards black people that you heal it. I didn’t deserve this, nobody does. Oh & btw I’m still fucking proud to be black. @shaunking , please help me. They only are charging her with a felony battery with a deadly weapon. I feel like she deserves attempted murder and also this is a HATE CRIME. SHE CALLED ME A NIGGER & THERE ARE WITNESSES 🙏🏼 SHARE SHARE SHARE SHARE PLEASE!!!!!!! Update: THEY BOOKED HER FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER, BATTERY WITH A DEADLY WEAPON, AND A HATE CRIME. NOW SHES GETTING EVALUATED TO SEE IF SHE IS COMPETENT ENOUGH TO STAND TRIAL. 🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️
The fearless witnesses who came to Jackson’s aid were able to subdue 22-year-old Angela Bonell, a Mexican woman, until police arrived to take her into custody,
Jackson was treated for multiple cuts at a nearby hospital.
Bonell was charged with attempted murder with a deadly weapon with hate crime enhancement.
Jackson’s mother, Joh’Vonnie Jackson (youngest daughter of Joe,), also posted her daughter’s injuries to her Instagram account.
“My daughter has a good heart and has dedicated her time as a nurse to help others. She did not deserve this!” Joh’Vonnie wrote.
“The incident has left me extremely traumatized, and I plan on breaking my lease and moving out of those apartments until I’m mentally prepared enough to move on my own again,” Jasmine Jackson wrote on her Go Fund Me page.
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